History


IEEE was founded by an electrical engineering innovator who understood the value of shared information.

On January 1, 1963, the AIEE (American Institute of Electrical Engineers) and the IRE (Institute of Radio Engineers) merged to form the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE. At its formation, the IEEE had 150,000 members, 140,000 of whom were in the United States.

Mapúa opens its door to IEEE as an addition to its rosters of advance technical programs in support of its mission of providing globally competitive engineers. Formal presentation of the IEEE as well as the application procedures were conducted on October 18, 2002.

Engr. Orland G. Basas is the founder of IEEE-MUSB

IEEE-MUSB was first named Mapúa-IEEE, Mapúa Institute of Technology Student Branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.